CHURCH OF ST EDMUND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1229331
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, B6278

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST EDMUND, B6278

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Edmondbyers
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01441 49917

Details

EDMONDBYERS 86278 ,Edmondbyers NZ 04 NW (West side, off) 6/47 Church of St. Edmund 31.1.67 GV II

Parish church; C12 and later, restored c.1859. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; east wall thin courses of squared stone; quoins. Stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. 4-bay nave with south porch; 3-bay chancel with north organ chamber and vestry. Porch has double boarded doors in chamfered round- headed surround under gable with mask corbels supporting coping with ring-cross finial. Inner doors diagonally-boarded with elaborate iron hinges. C19 round- headed nave windows with drip moulds, in panels with corbel tables. West roundel in round-headed panel. Slightly lower set-back chancel has 3 round-headed windows, one C19, of varying heights, the medieval ones narrow and chamfered; 2 short buttresses. Similar east buttresses flank C19 round-headed window with nook shafts under billet drip mould. Roof has flat gable copings on mask corbels; angelus and east stone cross finials; west gabled bellcote. Interior: rubble with ashlar dressings; re-used roof of collared trusses with struts on chamfered tie-beams; chancel roof C19 king-post trusses. Restored chancel arch flanked by inserted lower round-headed arches serving as lectern and pulpit. Chamfered aumbry and round-headed piscina in south wall. Glass, faded in east window, including south aisle memorial to William Featherstonhaugh, Rector 1856- 1904, by C.J. Baguley of Newcastle. Acorn and oak-leaf poppyhead bench ends. Wood vestry in west end is C20 construction, as memorial to members of Marjoribanks family, using C17 elements, door from Shepherds Dene House, Riding Mill; priest's pew from Auckland Castle; organ case from All Saints, Clifton; fragments from Durham Castle and Cathedral.

Listing NGR: NZ0144149917

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
404164
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06148/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas S. Bolton. Source Historic England Archive
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